Alaina comes from a big family: This girls name is related to the Old German name Alaine, the Hawaiian and Old German name Alana and the Greek name Elaine. Pronounced a-LANE-a and meaning "precious," it is also the feminine form of the French name Alain (or Alan in English). The male names have been popular in France and Britain since medieval times, and the female names were later created during that time period too. It didn’t hit the US charts until 1978. Alaina falls into the category of Lovely French Names like Chloe and Colette.
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